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  • Film Review: ‘Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words’

    11/16/2019 9:16:13 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/16/2019 | Sarah Lee
    There’s a moment in the new Clarence Thomas documentary, “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” following the harrowing confirmation hearing that saw the gentle man, loving husband, and legal genius from Pin Point, Ga., accused of sexual harassment and smeared as a lecherous monster, that sticks with you long after the 2-hour film ends. It’s the look Thomas has on his face at his swearing-in ceremony. He’s not elated by the prospect of joining the Supreme Court. He looks tired and maybe more than a little concerned for his safety. And it’s an indictment of the people —...
  • There’s A New Documentary About Prof. Jordan Peterson But Theaters Are Afraid To Show It

    10/15/2019 6:57:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/15/2019 | John Sexton
    There’s a new documentary film out called “The Rise of Jordan Peterson.” But since the film was released late last month, the filmmakers have had a very hard time getting anyone to show it. Today the Stranger reports the cancelations are being driven by complaints about the content and, in some cases, by threats against would-be exhibitors: About halfway through my conversation with filmmakers Patricia Marcoccia and Maziar Ghaderi, they got two pieces of bad news. First, they found out from their tour manager that a planned screening of their film, The Rise of Jordan Peterson, had just been...
  • A Florida inmate's secretly recorded film shows the gruesome reality of life in prison

    10/08/2019 10:09:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 111 replies
    www.roanoke.com ^ | 10/07/2019 | By Deanna Paul
    With a camera hidden in a hollowed-out Bible, peeking through the “O” of the word “Holy,” and a pair of rigged reading glasses, Scott Whitney secretly filmed the world behind bars, inside one of Florida’s notoriously dangerous prisons. For four years, the 34-year-old convicted drug trafficker captured daily life on contraband cameras at the Martin Correctional Institution. He smuggled footage dating back to 2017 out of the prison, and titled the documentary “Behind Tha Barb Wire.” The video — given to the Miami Herald — allows the public to see with their own eyes the violence, rampant drug use and...
  • Ukraine on Fire: The Real Story - Full Documentary by Oliver Stone

    10/06/2019 11:45:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 34 replies
    Ukraine, the 'borderlands' between Russia and 'civilized' Europe is on fire. For centuries, it has been at the center of a tug-of-war between powers seeking to control its rich lands and Russia's access to the Mediterranean.The Maidan Massacre in early 2014 triggered a bloody uprising that ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, spurred Crimeans to secede and join Russia, and sparked a civil war in Eastern Ukraine.Russia was portrayed by Western media as the perpetrator, and has been sanctioned and widely condemned as such. But was Russia responsible for what happened?Ukraine on Fire provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in...
  • The Obamas’ First Big Anti-Trump Statement of 2020

    08/20/2019 9:22:39 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 40 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/20/2019 | Ted Johnson
    In a final scene of the Netflix documentary “American Factory,” the chairman of a Chinese auto glass company walks through the sprawling floor of one of the company’s factories in Dayton, Ohio, as an aide points to different departments where employees will soon be replaced by robotic arms and other machines. “We’re hoping to cancel four workers in July or August,” the aide tells him, almost proudly, before adding, “They are too slow.” Scenes like this are typical in the film, which depicts the fallout after Shanghai-based Fuyao Glass revives a former GM plant and hires many of its former...
  • Hollywood regulars: Obamas ready to debut their first film in late August

    08/10/2019 4:16:56 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 51 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/8/2019 | Jennifer Harper
    A certain former president and first lady have made their mark in Hollywood. “The Obamas settling into new role as Netflix producers,” said The Hollywood Reporter — referring of course to former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, who signed an exclusive production deal with Netflix some 15 months ago, then formed a Los Angeles-based production company called Higher Ground. More significantly, the couple is now readying their first release, a documentary titled “American Factory,” which chronicles the culture clash between Chinese and American workers in a U.S. auto glass factory. It is set to debut on Netflix before 139...
  • The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of The World by Niall Ferguson (Full Documentary)

    08/02/2019 10:09:32 AM PDT · by NRx · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11-23-2013 | Niall Ferguson
    A history of money, banking, bonds, stocks, insurance, mortgages/real estate and etc. Appx 4 hrs.
  • 'Rat Film' Documentary About Baltimore's Rodent Fight To Air On PBS Tonight [2-26-2018]

    07/28/2019 11:20:41 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 72 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | FEB 26, 2018 | Chris Kaltenbach
    “Rat Film,” a documentary that takes the decades-long fight waged against Baltimore’s rat population and uses it as a lens through which to look at how the city has addressed myriad social issues over the decades, airs tonight on PBS. In chronicling Baltimore’s decades-long battle against its unwelcome rodent population, Anthony details some disturbing parallels with the ways city leaders have tried to deal with various urban situations.
  • How Donald Trump Won the 2016 Election - (TIMELINE)

    07/26/2019 3:33:06 PM PDT · by Forgiven_Sinner · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 29, 2017 | DeHaan
    This was a project for Honors English 9. I wanted to analyze the 2016 Presidential Election and why Donald Trump won. The video that does that is still being worked on. This documentary offers a recap for the 2016 election, and how it happened.
  • Planet Earth: The Swamp (Richard Attenborough on "The Swamp" Dang funny. video)

    07/06/2019 8:53:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2-26-19 | Power Tie
    David Attenborough takes us on a fascinating journey through one of Earth's slimiest landscapes: The Swamp.
  • PBS Documentary Airs Mother Beginning Abortion of Twins

    05/02/2019 4:28:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 1, 2019 | Katie Yoder
    PBS is attempting to enlighten Americans by airing the beginning of certain abortion procedures. But, if the network truly wants to inform viewers, it should also film the end.On April 22, Frontline, a PBS documentary series, explored “The Abortion Divide” in America and the changes that have occurred both “inside and outside abortion clinics over 30 years.” While the film captured women beginning their abortions, it stopped short of showing abortion for what it is: the ending of an unborn human person. Looking first at the “inside” of abortion clinics, the documentary focused on medical abortions.“One key difference explored in the film...
  • Unplanned—A Pro-Life Film That Doesn’t “Play It Safe”

    04/01/2019 10:47:47 AM PDT · by Coleus · 23 replies
    Crisis ^ | 04.01.19 | Monica Migliorino Miller
    “Beam me up Scotty.” These are an abortionist’s words directing a nurse to turn on the suction machine, words Abby Johnson heard when she was unexpectedly summoned to the procedure room of the Bryan, Texas Planned Parenthood clinic, of which she was the manager, to assist in an ultra-sound guided abortion. She was stunned to observe that the 13 week-old fetus pulled away from the invading suction cannula. Johnson recounts the abortion in her 2010 book Unplanned: “The cannula was already being rotated by the doctor, and now I could see the tiny body violently twisting with it. For the...
  • New Documentary Presents Tough Q & A About Qatar

    03/28/2019 7:09:31 AM PDT · by Patriot777 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/27/2019, 20:30 | Sam Cohen
    In an era of obsession with Russia, 'Blood Money' asks 23 minutes of tough questions about Qatar. Op-ed. Why do countless headlines focus on Russian collusion and not on Qatari hacking, media manipulation, think-tank funding, and terror sponsorship? It's one of the central questions raised in 'Blood Money', the new documentary by journalist Mike Cernovich. In 23 fast-paced minutes, Cernovich dissects the web of Qatar's influence - buying campaign on U.S. soil with interspersed commentary from security experts J. Michael Waller, vice president of the Center for Security Policy; David Reaboi, senior vice president of the Securities Studies Group; and...
  • BLOOD MONEY DOCUMENTARY

    03/10/2019 10:20:22 AM PDT · by Hildy · 6 replies
    Hildy ^ | March 10, 2019 | Hildy
    Last Saturday night I had the privilege of attending Mike Cernovich's event, "NIGHT FOR FREEDOM." at the National Plaza in Maryland right outside of Washington, DC. It coincided with the last day of CPAC and I was so pleased to see so many young, enthusiastic Republicans at this event. We got to see his next documentary, "BLOOD MONEY." It was a disturbing look at how Qatar is buying influence in Washington, the media and Universities. I am attaching the trailer. When the full documentar is out (It's only like 20 minutes) I will post that as well. Joy Villa was...
  • Snow Queen: Ocasio-Cortez Documentary Wins Sundance Film Festival

    02/04/2019 9:17:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/04/2019 | Karen Townsend
    They like her. They really, really like her. A documentary of the story about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign to unseat a long-time incumbent won the annual audience award in the documentary category at the Sundance Film Festival. The political media’s darling has won over the Hollywood film industry, too. Rachel Lears wrote, produced and directed a documentary and financed it with a Kickstarter campaign. The documentary is titled “Knock Down the House” and the filmmaker really lucked out. She was in the right place at the right time. Choosing four women candidates running for elected office in 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
  • New Apollo 11 Documentary with Never-Before-Seen Footage of 1969 Moon Landing Effort Draws [Trunc]

    01/26/2019 11:59:42 AM PST · by Cecily · 43 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | January 26, 2019 | Maxine Shen
    Critics are raving about the new documentary, Apollo 11, which features an unearthed treasure trove of behind-the-scenes footage of the moon landing, following the movie's premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The movie, deemed a 'masterful work of archival research' by Vulture, was created using a cache of 65mm, behind-the-scenes footage of the 1969 moon landing, and thousands of hours of vintage audio recordings of NASA employees talking about the mission. Unlike traditional documentaries, the 93-minute-long Apollo 11 is said to not include any voice-overs or cutaways to talking heads. Instead, director Todd Douglas Miller uses a...
  • 'Women of the GULAG' shortlisted for Oscar nomination. Why isn't Russian film industry happy?

    01/21/2019 2:41:08 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 27 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Jan 21, 2019
    On Jan. 22, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Academy will announce the five short documentary films up for the Oscar. Among the shortlisted films is the documentary “Women of the Gulag” by Russian-American director, Marianna Yarovskaya. It is the first time in the 91 years of the Oscar’s history that a woman director from Russia is so close to getting such prestigious award. Yarovskaya´s documentary film centers on the memories of six remarkable women survivors of the Gulag. Now in their eighties and nineties, they were sentenced to Soviet forced labor camps during the Stalin era. But...
  • Women of the GULAG - stunning clip from new documentary

    01/09/2019 1:09:17 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 37 replies
    “Since the year 2000 is that history has been gradually re-politicized. And the Russians started treating history that way. They’ve become more sensitive again about discussing this sort of crimes of their past. For the Russians, understanding the history of the gulag is absolutely crucial. It is also crucial for the West" ...Under President Putin, the Stalin period has come to be viewed with ambiguity by politicians, writers, film makers, and regrettably the public. The stories of the victims of the gulag, told by simple people who had little or no understanding of why this was happening to them, make...
  • Netflix "Free State of Jones" BEST Show to Convert Democrats?

    01/06/2019 8:31:12 AM PST · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 33 replies
    Hey this movie shows how Democrats formed the KKK and tried to keep freed slaves from voting Democrats, which as all of us know is quite correct. I had a couple of far leftists admit they knew nothing about this post Civil War slice of history.
  • VIDEO: WWII D-Day Plush (Freeper's 12 year old nephew creates 1st YouTube documentary video)

    11/24/2018 5:46:23 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 23, 2018 | James Guttierrez
    VIDEO June 6, 1944 D-Day the allies are securing the beach of Normandy to defeat the nazis. However there have been massive in the beaches but the allies have won the battle and is moving through Europe to stop the nazis from taking over the country.